Ninth-inning rally gives Eagles win over South Florida

Maikor Mora allowed just two hits and an unearned run in eight innings as the Eagles beat South Florida 5-1. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)
Maikor Mora allowed just two hits and an unearned run in eight innings as the Eagles beat South Florida 5-1. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning today to break a 1-1 tie and beat South Florida State College 5-1 in Avon Park. It was the sixth straight twin for the Eagles.

Maikor Mora got the win to even his record at 3-3. He pitched eight innings, allowing just two hits and an unearned run while walking two and striking out four.

Cody Gamble got three straight outs in the ninth inning.

Luke Parker went two-for-four with a walk, a stolen base, and a run scored.

JD Osborne, also two-for-four, doubled, scored a run, and drove in a run.

Cody Burgess had two hits and two RBI.

Matt Piatt singled and scored a run.

Brandon Gali and Keith Oren each singled, scored a run, and drove in a run.

The Eagles (22-8, 6-1, No. 7 in the FCSAA Coaches' Poll) face South Florida again on Monday in Winter Haven at 6 p.m.

 
Sep 27
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Walter Fuller Complex, St. Petersburg
Sep 27
Baseball 3:30 PM
at St. Petersburg College
Walter Fuller Baseball Complex. St. Pete, FL
Oct 02
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Oct 05
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. Chet Lemon Juice
DH Chain O' Lakes Stadium. Winter Haven, FL
Oct 09
Baseball 5:00 PM
at South Florida State College
Avon Park, FL
Oct 16
Baseball 6:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Henley Field. Lakeland, FL
Oct 23
Baseball 3:00 PM
at Seminole State College of Florida
Sanford, FL
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